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Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
the discussion with an emotional plea while the nra pushed back against any new gun laws. danielle nottingham reports from capitol hill. >> reporter: former congresswoman gabrielle giffords had some difficulty getting the words out, but her message to lawmakers was clear. >> the time is now. you must act. >> reporter: giffords came to happy hill with her husband -- capitol hill with her husband, retired astronaut mark kelly. a ban on large capacity magazines he said may have injured the gunman from taking his wife's life when he took six drives. >> when he tried to reload, he dropped the magazine and a woman grabbed it and it gave bystanders a time to tackle him. >> reporter: republican lindsay lindsey graham offered a counter example of a woman running out of bullets defending herself. some democratic senators have introduced legislation to ban high capacity magazines and assault style weapons, expanding background checks also up for debate. >> my problem with background checks is you're never going to get criminals to go through universal back ground checks. >> reporter: wayne lapierre
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm EST
order. >> i'm a proud member of the nra, but i've been a proud gun law-abiding owner my whole life. >> reporter: he says that congress has become so divided that it is hard to talk compromise. >> it is almost guilt by conversation that i can't even sit down to have the open conversation and a dialogue without someone saying well, you've changed. >> reporter: the new york senator says now, it's the time to act. >> and they saw the tragedies in connecticut and they see the tragedies all across the country. their hearts are breaking as they want congress to come together to get something done. >> she'll introduce her next gun trafficking. >> to promote them today. and they took part of the internet web chat to promote gun control. >>> they opened gun confirmation hearings for the secretary of the state. the senator jim kerry. the massachusetts democrat served for 28 years now. he said that they must get their fiscal house in order to lead worldwide. in his words, "foreign policy is confirmed." as expected, he would exceed them who testified today on their behalf. >>> at the house mino
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